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bay area news at seven. tonight a family member wants to know what happened and why. candidates are speaking nationally and in the bait area. a debate over arizona's immigration reform heats up in the bay area. complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >> good evening. it is monday, november 1. i am gasia mikaelian, and this is bay area news at 7:00. >> his parents say he is a good kid. a 14-year-old boy who never got into trouble. no one seems to know exactly what happened. janet custody, is live in oakland with details. >> reporter: right now he is in
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a coma and friends are praying for his life. at this home video shows the boy ap he was a budding athlete with a big future and big smile. he was brought to highland high school after being shot once to the head. his parents they their son has never been a troublemaker. >> i do not know why anyone would -- everybody loves my baby. he was a good kid. >> he don't like guns. he is not into the streets. he is an average kid >> reporter: his son had gone
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to visit his 17-year-old friend and it appears malik were shot inside an apartment about 330 saturday afternoon. . neighbors say police searched the area for a government not find one -- did not find one. >> nobody knows where the gun came from. >> reporter: a berkeley police say they have a 17-year-old in custody and plans to speak with the district attorney. malik's former football coach says he knows both teams and there are a lot of questions. >> nobody really knows except him and malik what happened. his family is hurting to. >> reporter: a malik's family and friends hope young people will realize how dangerous guns can be. >> it's not like video games could if you hit somebody you will not get back up. malik got shot in the head. >> reporter: malik did have surgery here at highland hospital. his family hopes for the best. it reporting live, jana
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katsuyama. new developments in the shooting of a 3-year-old girl in san francisco. it happened at 10:00 last night. investigators say a toddler and her 52-year-old grandfather were returning from trick-or- treating. the gunman's target was a 20- year-old man who was critically wounded. >> the 3-year-old and 52-year- old would not be targeted breakdowns. they are innocent individuals who happens to be caught in the crossfire. this incident is believed to be game related and are again task forces on the investigation trying tocome up with any leads. >> police say the injuries to the girl and grandfather are not life-threatening. a club could lose its license after a shooting on
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sunday. the club did not have a special event permit for its playtest halloween party and if the issue had issued -- if they had issued a permit they may have issued extra security. a man opened fire. a $45,000 reward is being offered in this case in the city is pursuing legal action that could cost the club is licensed. students and faculty held accountable for tomorrow's election. bullying and other games for various candidates and propositions. they are hoping to raise the enthusiasm of 450,000 students following the large student vote in the 2008 presidential election. >> the polls open two dot mac 12 hours from now. meg whitman and spent the last day of her -- 12 hours from now meg whitman had spent the last
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day campaigning. >> she visited volunteers at three of the southern california campaign offices. democratic candidate jerry brown attended a rally at jack london square. he and senator barbara boxer boxer spoke with reporters. he talked about getting voters to the poll tomorrow. mall do not go his campaign to the front store today speaking on the steps of san francisco city hall he was greeted by supporters and they banged drums and waved signs throughout the two minute speech. >> we have every right.
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>> maldando was appointed lieutenant governor and newson has been leading in the polls. this is a crucial midterm election. republicans need to gain 39 seats to gain control of the senate. as nicole collins reports, they need momentum going into the home stretch. >> reporter: polls open during the morning and some anticipate a power shift. >> the people of this country want real people in there to represent them. >> reporter: at stake, all 435 house seats and 37 senate seats. republicans need to gain 39 additional seats to control the house and tend to control the senate. polls show a majority of voters say they are more likely to
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vote for candidate who opposes president obama. even so some republicans are managing expectations. >> i do not know how far beyond 39 we will go. that will be left up to the voters tomorrow. the senate will have a tougher road for us. >> reporter: as big names stumped for a conference dot incumbents -- >> a discount predictions and points to higher-than-expected democratic turnout in early voting. >> we are doing the analysis of the early votes as they are cast and we see democrats doing very very well. >> reporter: a new cnn poll shows a majority of americans do think republicans will take back control of congress. 34% say the country will be better off if that happened and 20% say the nation will be worse off. 36% however say it will not make a difference. in washington, nicole collins,
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ktvu channel 2 news. >> you can stay on top of the election happenings. click the tab on our homepage at ktvu.com. former congressman gary condit took the witness stand today in the murder trial accused of killing chandra lee v. he said that he fully cooperated with investigators. but when asked if he had a sexual relationship with levy, condit refuse to answer. he is accused of killing levy. he is on trial for sexual assault and murder. police are calling it a heartless crime after a pair of robbers stole an elderly woman's dog. they robbed the woman on saturday afternoon. they got a way with a six-year- old purebred male your key named duke. police say the robbers drove off in a faded blue or green 1980 honda or toyota van.
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officers shot a bullet today. the 911 call came in around 9:00 reporting a bull is that had escaped from a farm. it costs four eastbound lanes and then for westbound lanes of traffic. he became trapped. the bull was shot to keep it from running on the roadway. >> we had a cow that was basically out of control. apparently the cow had some mental problems and decided that the cow should be put down at this point. >> animal control officers decided they cannot take the chance and shot the bull and killed it. the highway patrol says the truck was traveling westbound
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on 80 just before 8:00 a.m. when a driver lost control on the off ramp. the grabber hauler hit a wall and caught fire. the driver was killed instantly. investigators are trying to determine whether a four alarm fire is linked to a string of arsons in the area. the fire started about 2:30 a.m. this morning in the 1000 block of north tests street. one of building housed a recycling company and another was a bar. damage is estimated to be around $2 million. today's fire comes on the heels of a dozen smaller files. the city of san carlo's disbanded police departments today and started contacting public safety from the san mateo county sheriff's office. 34 employees were sworn in.
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the sheriffs say a san carlos residents will not see much difference since the cars and uniforms are virtually unchanged. they voted to get rid of the police department in contact with the sheriff's office to save money. while a, it is all about baseball and the world series. tonight in san francisco civic center. >> thousands turn out to cheer on the giants. the confrontation over immigration outside right now we have mostly clear skies. coming up, the warmest day of the work week and also winmain could -- when rain could return.
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>> federal court panel ruled that the don't ask don't tell policy will remain in effect. they wrote that prevents mandates restraint until a final decision is made. last month a judge on the policy unconstitutional and the u.s. government appealed and last week the ninth circuit panel issued an emergency save. today's ruling extends that stay. at san francisco civic center tonight at the eyes of giants fans are upon texas. if you have somehow missed it the giants are squaring off against the texas rangers at a chance to finish off the world series. david stevenson is at the civic center. >> reporter: they are enjoying the warm weather and game five of the series. you can see some of the thousands of folks who arrived here. leaders say this is meant to be a family event which means that the event is supposed to be
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alcohol free. a number of parents brought their kids because the furlough days at the schools. >> [ applause ] >> here's the crowd's reaction to the seventh inning homer. the park can hold about 25,000 people and tonight there are several thousand fans watching the game on a 17-foot wide television screen. the mayor's office tells us that it took about $30,000 to set up the equipment. the hope is to repeat the good times and party spirit from when the world cup was shown earlier this summer. >> the giants have done a great job of creating community in the city. we wanted to honor that by bringing san franciscans together to watch what we hope tonight will be the first world championship. >> i have been at the end a fan
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since i was old -- been a fan since i was little. >> everybody here so excited. watching it on the big screen is so awesome. >> reporter: adjacent to the big screen tv, crews are hard at work. there will be a giant victory parade and celebration on wednesday. reporting live, david stevenson. it has been quite a long time since the giants have won a world series. the last time was 1964. the franchise was still in new york and san francisco's baseball team was named the steels. there were 123 million people living in the u.s. and what you could buy for $1 that costs $8
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today. the average income was $202,000, a home was just $10,000. in 1954 was the debut of the transistor radio. new smart phone sales data shows that google's android is gaining market share over apple's iphone. up from 33% the previous quarter. analysts say the android's availability is boosting sales and the iphone health study. research in motion was sold on 22% of cell phones. the dow surged today with a six-point gain and nasdaq lost two-point. we are getting word out of tehran that the trial for three uc berkeley graduate has been postponed. sarah shroud has not been summoned to appear. the trial is expected to begin on saturday. in the meantime the three
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americans in prison, shane bauer and josh for tall can expect telephone calls from their families. there is new information tonight on what health officials fear is a plan to mail package bonds from yemen to the u.s. security officials say they received a tip from an al qaeda insider who was identified as a saudi national. reportedly after he came forward to bonds came in the ink cartridges were discovered on friday. the planes were routed through dubai and britain. the legal batter over arizona's immigration law heated up today. protesters on both sides gathered outside. rob roth has the details and what will happen next. >> dozens of bay area residents opposed to arizona's top
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immigration law marched to the courthouse. they were met by dozens of people in favor of it. >> arizona is trying to enforce the laws that are federal government is not enforcing. >> my parents were immigrants. i was born here and everyone deserves a right to be here. >> reporter: the court of appeals chose the attorneys during hour-long hearings. the issue is whether arizona should be allowed to enforce all or some of the provisions in some of its immigration laws. >> there is no reason why arizona should stand by and suffer the consequences of a broken system. >> reporter: among the revisions is to allow police to check the immigration status of those they suspect is in the country illegally. the federal government argued that encroaches on federal jurisdiction. >> we believe that provision is unconstitutional in every application. >> reporter: among those was arizona governor janet brewer.
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>> residents and citizens of arizona cannot sustain the illegal immigration -- what illegal immigration is doing touristy in regards of healthcare, education, and incarceration. >> reporter: opponents worry that it will lead to racial profiling. >> we are picking up different people to say that they do not belong. that they do not have the same rights that we all have here. >> reporter: the three-judge panel after ruling is expected sometime before the end of the year but the case is likely to be appealed no matter the decision. rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. alcohol is more harmful overall than heroin, crack cocaine and methamphetamine. researchers looked at 20 drugs and concluded that while heroin and cocaine are the most harmful, alcohol was the greatest overall harm because of its impact on society, families and the human body. ecstasy and marijuana ranked below tobacco. they do not recommend prohibition but laws should be
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modified. in minutes, the words of mark twain's autobiography are being read you can watch bay area news at 7:00 on your computer. we are streaming live on the web at ktvu.com.
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>> tonight marks the start of the winter spare the air season. . it's illegal to burn wood or manufacture weblogs -- wood logs. repeat offenders can face fines up to $2000. on his first day of november it almost feels like summer, doesn't it, mark? >> we could be tracking 80s across the bay area. i will tell you when in just a second. clear skies on the bay area. if you are looking for clouds, heading way up to our north. that will be the story over the next few days.
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we do have this with mostly clear skies and patchy fog developing late. we will continue to warm up. the extended forecast does feature dry weather patterns. especially as we head into friday and saturday. storm tracker is up to our north basically generated by difference in air temperatures with colder to the north and warm it to the south. we'll feel that warm air to the south. mostly sunny skies. quite a few 70s. the warmest locations will be approaching the lower 80s by wednesday into thursday. that same. tour north generated quite a bit of swell. lasting until 3:00 on wednesday. we could have leaves 15 to 20 feet -- waves 15 to 20 feet. . fair skies tomorrow morning. increasing sunshine and mostly
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sunny skies. there is the temperature range from the upper 60s to the upper 70s. here's a look at the numbers. fairfield at 78 degrees. a couple days ago we had temperatures in the 50s and 60s. not the case for tomorrow. san jose tops out at 76. san francisco in the lower 70s that around 72. even the beaches in the upper 60s to the upper 70s. here's a look ahead. temperatures warm up as we head into wednesday and thursday. look at the lower 80s and then we cooled things off by friday. we introduced the possibility of a few light showers friday into saturday. gasia? and a few minutes of mark twain's last words about himself be heard. uc berkeley a historic and will read from twain's autobiography at 7:30 p.m.
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they have kept his autobiography undergrads as demanded in his will. the book which goes on sale is already on the pre-orders bestseller list on amazon.com. that is a report for tonight. i am gasia mikaelian. our coverage continues online and with our 10 news. tmz is up next right here on tv ocooer feoel cort eeit t totr r
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